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1 TL;DR 2 Introduction 3 Setup 4 ggplot2 basics 5 aesthetic customization 5.1 titles/labels 5.2 fill 5.3 colour/color 5.4 reordering factors 5.5 colour palettes 5.6 colourblind-friendly palettes 5.7 size 5.8 shape 5.9 linetype 5.10 alpha (transparency/opacity) 5.11 jittering to reduce overplotting 5.12 coordinates 5.12.1 coord_flip() 5.12.2 coord_cartesian() 5.13 guides (legends) 5.14 x & y axis modifications 5.14.1 scale_x_continuous()/scale_y_continuous() 5.14.2 scale_x_discrete()/scale_y_discrete() 5.

1 TL;DR 2 Introduction 3 Installation & Setup 4 Interrogating Data 4.1 checking for row copies() and dupes() 4.2 count()-ing unique values 4.3 describe()-ing missingness & extreme values 5 Descriptives 5.1 describe() a vector with summary statistics 5.2 grouped descriptions 5.3 describe_all() columns in a data frame 5.4 confidence intervals 6 To see, look 6.1 Anscombe’s lesson: numeric descriptions can be misleading 6.2 plot_*-ting data with elucidate 6.

1 TL;DR 2 Introduction 2.1 load packages 3 date/time basics 4 which day is it? 5 reading dates 6 time zones 7 month names 8 extracting datetime components 9 days in a month 10 custom date formats 11 date calculations 11.1 correcting excel date-to-numeric conversions 12 planning a behavioural neuroscience experiment 12.1 turning the planning script into a function 13 Navigation 14 Notes 1 TL;DR Dates/times are the last type of data you’ll probably work with on a fairly regular basis.

1 TL;DR 2 Introduction 2.1 load packages 2.2 import data 3 Factor basics 4 factors and data visualization 5 factors and modelling 6 Navigation 7 Notes 1 TL;DR Factors are one of the two remaining types of data you’ll encounter on a fairly regular basis. This post will show you how to use the forcats tidyverse package in R so you’ll know how to handle factors when you encounter them.

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(2019). Modulation of synaptic plasticity by exercise. International Review of Neurobiology, 147, 295-322..

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